Zimbabwe's Fight to the Finish: The Catalyst of the Free Market

Front Cover
Kegan Paul, 2003 - History - 345 pages
Moore examines the causes of the Zimbabwean crisis, including poor governance, inherited and highly unequal colonial structures, and the impoverishing impact of the IMF- and World Bank-sponsored Structural Adjustment Program, which, in bringing economic liberalization, exposed the failure of a skewed market to meet majority basic needs. Moore argues that Western states should help Zimbabwe resolve the question of land redistribution in order to secure a democratic and prosperous future.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Making Sense of the Chaos
1
The Skewed Fortune of the UDI Economy
39
The African Experience of SAPs
75
Copyright

11 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2003)

John L. Moore is a rancher and writer in Montana who has published extensively as a novelist and journalist. His first novel, The Breaking of Ezra Riley, won the Critics' Choice Award for Fiction from Christianity Today and was first runnerup for a Golden Spur Award. Moore has been published in The New York Times Magazine and scores of other publications. His work is noted for the poetic quality of his prose and its western authenticity. Literary master Larry Woiwode has called him on of the country's under-appreciated writers.

Bibliographic information